A shorter history of science

by William Cecil Dampier

Publisher: University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
Published: Pages: 189 Downloads: 496
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Statementby Sir William Cecil Dampier.
LC ClassificationsQ125 D18 1944
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18155903M

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In writing this 'Shorter History', I have had two objects: firstly, to help the general reader, who wishes to know how science, which now affects his life so profoundly, reached its present predominance, and secondly, to meet the needs of schools. The Paperback of the A Shorter History of Science by William Cecil Dampier at Barnes & Noble.

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Shorter accurately quotes Freud as saying that he (Freud) was worried his work would be misunderstood and devalued as a “Jewish” science, since he himself was a non-conforming but committed Jewish person as were most of his early followers.

By my reading, Shorter seems to buy into and endorses the misunderstanding (pp., ).Cited by:   A Shorter History Of Science Paperback A shorter history of science book Septem by Cecil Dampier William. (Author) See all 17 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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A shorter history of science by William Cecil Dampier; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Philosophy, Science. Science and Civilisation in China (–present) is an ongoing series of books about the history of science and technology in China published by Cambridge University was initiated and edited by British historian Joseph Needham (–).

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A Shorter History of Science | Sir William Cecil Dampier ( ) was a British scientist and agriculturalist who was knighted in for services to agriculture. In this book, which was first published inDampier provides an accessible account of the development of science from its origins in prehistory through to the discoveries of the twentieth century.

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of Toronto historian Shorter (The Making of the Family, ) has already been ""vigorously criticized,"" as he puts it, for his historical analysis; and the present work is bound to draw more fire. Thanks to modern obstetrics and gynecology, Shorter argues, ""women became released [by ] from the terrible historic burden of their own ill health, making it possible for them to think of.

Joseph Needham's Science and Civilisation in China is a monumental piece of scholarship which breaks new ground in presenting to the Western reader a detailed and coherent account of the development of science, technology and medicine in China from the earliest times until the advent of the Jesuits and the beginnings of modern science in the late seventeenth century.5/5(1).

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Shorter is an accomplished historian of medicine. He graduated from Harvard in and has spent the bulk of his career at the University of Toronto. A Shorter History of Science A Shorter History of Science Iago Galdston A Shorter History of ScienceBy Sir William Cecil Dampier.

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